rochester, 2nd earl of


[roch-es-ter, -uh-ster]
John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of, 1647–80, English poet and courtier.
a city in W New York, on the Genesee River.
a town in SE Minnesota.
a city in N Kent, in SE England.
a city in SE New Hampshire. Unabridged
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Rochester1 (ˈrɒtʃɪstə)
1.  a city in SE England, in Medway unitary authority, Kent, on the River Medway. Pop: 27 123 (2001)
2.  a city in NW New York State, on Lake Ontario. Pop: 215 093 (2003 est)
3.  a city in the US, in Minnesota: site of the Mayo Clinic. Pop: 92 507 (2003 est)

Rochester2 (ˈrɒtʃɪstə)
2nd Earl of, title of John Wilmot. 1647--80, English poet, wit, and libertine. His poems include satires, notably A Satire against Mankind (1675), love lyrics, and bawdy verse

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Rochester definition

City in western New York.

Note: Center of the photographic equipment industry.
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